short-beaked common dolphins, Delphinus delphis, attacking and preying on a baitball of blue jack mackerel, Trachurus picturatus, by effectively blowing bubbles to herd the fish into a tight ball formation as well as to startle and separate individual fish from the baitball, offshore open ocean, Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean


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Image ID: 0168803-CSW

Short-beaked Common Dolphins Preying on Baitball

short-beaked common dolphins, Delphinus delphis, attacking and preying on a baitball of blue jack mackerel, Trachurus picturatus, by effectively blowing bubbles to herd the fish into a tight ball formation as well as to startle and separate individual fish from the baitball, offshore open ocean, Azores, Portugal, Atlantic Ocean
Credit to: Christopher Swann / BluePlanetArchive.com

Image dimensions: 5400x3600
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